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New York Times, Tuesday, October 31, 1950

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 499
Across
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Of which John L. Lewis is king. : COAL
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Unemployed. : IDLE
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Man's name. : ABRAM
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First word of the "Aeneid." : ARMA
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He battled the Philistines. : SAUL
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Winter resort on Biscayne Bay. : MIAMI
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Smear. : DAUB
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"The Swedish Nightingale." : LIND
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Student at Texas A&M. : AGGIE
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Impertinence. : INSOLENCE
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Author of "Hedda Gabler." : IBSEN
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A cubic meter. : STERE
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Lost by King Leopold. : THRONE
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Timidest. : SHIEST
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Lie fallow. : REST
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U. S. price-controlled crop. : POTATOES
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Ozzie Nelson's wife. : HATTIE
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Dwellers. : ABIDERS
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City in France, N of Arras. : BETHUNE
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Red Cross supporters. : DONORS
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They're gold at the Met. : CURTAINS
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Scorch. : SEAR
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Girl's name. : ELOISE
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Assault. : ASSAIL
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A source of U. S. revenue. : STAMP
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A rush, as of words. : SPATE
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Disobedient. : UNDUTIFUL
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Subject for discussion. : TOPIC
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Water shortage preventative. : RAIN
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Leonardo da Vinci's Mona. : LISA
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Poet and playwright, author of "The Waste Land." : ELIOT
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Vedic god of fire. : AGNI
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Miss O'Brien Moore. : ERIN
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Pecuniary resources. : MEANS
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State flower of Utah. : SEGO
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"Hit the ___." : DECK
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Arabian judges. : CADIS
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Praying figure. : ORANT
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Entertain. : AMUSE
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Tobin is its Secretary. : LABOR
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___ of Wight. : ISLE
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Foods especially tasty. : DAINTIES
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Automat specialty. : LUNCHES
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Church officers. : ELDERS
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Violently. : AMAIN
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Gun named after Frau Krupp. : BIGBERTHA
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Junkman's quest. : RAGS
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Lady friend: Fr. : AMIE
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Air or aspect. : MIEN
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Senator Hunt of Wyoming. : LESTER
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Ones not included. : OTHERS
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Today's Garden show-offs. : HORSES
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Vanity case. : ETUI
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___ Fein. : SINN
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Golf gadgets. : TEES
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Water lily leaves. : PADS
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Orchestral instrument. : OBOE
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Girl's nickname. : TINA
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Worship. : ADORATION
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Bear witness. : ATTEST
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One of our great industries. : BUILDING
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Function of U. S. Mint. : COINAGE
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Miss Libbey and Mrs. Hobson. : LAURAS
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Denominations. : SECTS
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Covered with glazed slabs. : TILED
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Burning. : AFIRE
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Edwin Franco Goldman's field. : MUSIC
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A way to cook shad. : PLANK
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Part of a pipe. : STEM
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Paderewski was one. : POLE
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Port and capital of Western Samoa. : APIA
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Genus of mussels. : UNIO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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